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used in The House of the Seven Gables

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  • On the doorstep, she met the little urchin whose marvellous feats of gastronomy have been recorded in the earlier pages of our narrative.
    Chapter 14 — Phoebe's Good-Bye (89% in)
  • The narrative, it may be, is woven of so humble a texture as to require this advantage, and, at the same time, to render it the more difficult of attainment.
    Preface (36% in)
  • The reader may perhaps choose to assign an actual locality to the imaginary events of this narrative.
    Preface (71% in)
  • Were these to be worthily recounted, they would form a narrative of no small interest and instruction, and possessing, moreover, a certain remarkable unity, which might almost seem the result of artistic arrangement.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (2% in)
  • And now—in a very humble way, as will be seen—we proceed to open our narrative.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (**% in)
  • Whether the Judge in any degree resembled him, the further progress of our narrative may show.
    Chapter 8 — The Pyncheon of To-day (51% in)
  • Within a few days after the appearance of this remarkable inmate, the routine of life had established itself with a good deal of uniformity in the old house of our narrative.
    Chapter 9 — Clifford and Phoebe (96% in)
  • The wild, chimney-corner legend (which, without copying all its extravagances, my narrative essentially follows) here gives an account of some very strange behavior on the part of Colonel Pyncheon's portrait.
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (46% in)
  • According to this version of the story, Judge Pyncheon, exemplary as we have portrayed him in our narrative, was, in his youth, an apparently irreclaimable scapegrace.
    Chapter 21 — The Departure (19% in)

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